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Study reports encouraging trend in infant mortality

Eighteen states are on track to eliminate racial disparities in infant mortality by the year 2050 if current trends hold—sooner if they accelerate—according to a newly published paper from researchers at Florida State ...

May 18, 2017
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Racism as a public health threat

Black History Month came and went all too quickly—while it gave our nation a spotlight for the accomplishments and contributions of the black community, it also reminded us to reflect and focus on the threats facing African-Americans ...

Mar 15, 2017
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